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Alan Yuhas / Guardian:
In protest of NSA surveillance laws, more than 10K websites redirect visitors from congressional IP addresses to blackoutcongress.org   —  More than 10,000 websites ‘blackout’ Congress in protest of NSA surveillance laws  —  Fight for the Future provides code to block access …
May 29, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
iPhone text crash bug also works via Snapchat text chats and Twitter DMs or mentions   —  iPhone text crash bug hits Twitter and Snapchat  —  Unfixed iOS bug allows booby-trapped messages to break Snapchat text chat and can be sent via Twitter direct messages or mentions
May 29, 2015, 7:30 AMIn context
Stephanie Kirchgaessner / Guardian:
Court orders Uber to end UberPop service in Italy, says it creates “unfair competition”   —  Uber ordered to discontinue Pop service in Italy  —  Milan court rules that allowing users of company's smartphone app to order a ride from an Uber driver creates ‘unfair competition’
May 26, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Juliette Garside / Guardian:
Philip Zimmermann moves his mobile encryption startup Silent Circle from US to Switzerland to avoid surveillance   —  Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy  —  The creator of PGP has moved his mobile-encryption firm Silent Circle to Switzerland to be free of US mass surveillance.
May 25, 2015, 2:00 PMIn context
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
NSA bulk phone records collection to end despite USA Freedom Act failure   —  Even as the Senate remains at an impasse over the future of US domestic surveillance powers, the National Security Agency will be legally unable to collect US phone records in bulk by the time Congress returns from its Memorial Day vacation.
May 24, 2015, 12:50 AMIn context
Simon Bowers / Guardian:
Amazon to begin paying corporation tax on UK retail sales   —  From the start of this month the online retailer has started booking its sales through the UK, meaning resulting profits will be taxed by HMRC  —  Amazon has become the first technology company to abandon controversial corporate structures …
May 23, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Troll uses Twitter adverts to urge transgender people to kill themselves   —  Promoted tweet from fake account purporting to be that of Australian feminist campaigner inserts transphobic content into Twitter users' timelines  —  Twitter users have expressed outrage at a troll's use …
May 21, 2015, 8:45 AMIn context
Owen Bowcott / Guardian:
UK quietly amends law to give intelligence and law enforcement officers immunity from prosecution for hacking   —  Intelligence officers given immunity from hacking laws, tribunal told  —  Legislative changes exempting law enforcement officers from ban on breaking into people's digital devices …
May 17, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
GlobalWebIndex study finds 42% of people using Tinder have a partner, 30% are married, 62% are male, and 45% are aged between 25 and 34   —  42% of people using dating app Tinder already have a partner, claims report  —  Research firm GlobalWebIndex also claims that 62% of the app's users are men …
May 8, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
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Twin Prime:
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